What is a four-letter word that ends in “k” and has to do with sex? No, not “luck” or “lick” or “suck.” It’s “talk.” Talking about sex, safer sex, and condoms adds to intimacy, safety, and relaxation. We know it may not be easy at first. You may initially feel embarrassed or uncomfortable talking with your partner about sex and using condoms – many people do. Yet, talking about condoms and sex is important. If you are too embarrassed to talk about safer sex with your partner, you may not be ready to have sex with this person (something to think about).
Student sexual health advocates wrote this to answer some of your questions about condoms and safer sex: how to talk about it, how to make condoms sexy, and other tips on adding condoms to your sex life. Because safer sex equals great sex.